With five first-round picks in the last five years, Illinois leads all Big Ten programs
Rashard Mendenhall. Vontae Davis. Corey Liuget. Whitney Mercilus. A.J. Jenkins. Those five first-round picks in the last five years give Illinois bragging rights among other Big Ten schools since the 2008 draft. A look at how the rest of the conference stacks up.
School No. of first-round picks
Ohio State 4
Penn State 2
Michigan State 0